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The perfect cast on

For a great stretchy cast on for mittens, hats and socks (cuff down) that looks wonderful on the edge and is stretchy, the tubular cast on is great. 102 more words

Cast and Darn

I’ve cast on two projects in the last 4 days.

The first was my Catkin which is a KAL with my LYS. There’s no specific start or end date, but I figured this past Friday was as good a day as any to get started on it. 381 more words


Really useful cast on

Just a quick share today.

I’ve been looking for a super simple super stretchy cast on for mittens, hats and socks, and I’ve just found this one by Tillybuddy on youtube.   19 more words



I have several knitting projects going and some of them are a bit time sensitive — but I needed a little break and I needed a little hat so things got bumped back into the yarn basket. 288 more words


The Great New Year's Eve/Day Cast On Event!

That’s a very long-winded way of saying NEW PROJECT TIME EVERYONE!!!

I’ve decided to do a bit of a scrap-yarn-down and the Scrap Yarn Sock Advent Calendar 2014… 120 more words


Italian Tubular Cast On

I like to think I choose patterns that will enable me to learn a new skill or trick but maybe I’m just a sucker for punishment! 181 more words


How To Work the Knitted Cast-On

The knitted cast-on is often under-appreciated, having been replaced by the long-tail cast-on as the go-to cast-on for many knitters these days (guilty as charged). There are, of course, a couple of good reasons for this: (1) The knitted cast-on can look a little bit loopy–especially when used to cast on ribbing; and (2) it requires a slip-knot if used as a foundation cast-on, which is difficult to disguise on circular projects. 107 more words